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Old 06-05-2012, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default Home Brewer competition at NC State Fair 2012

Hey all. Not sure if this is news to everyone or not, but wanted to share anyhow. Looks like home brewers as well as commercial brewers will be able to compete at the 2012 NC state fair this year.

http://ncbrewerscup.org/2012/06/nc-s...p-competition/

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Old 06-20-2012, 05:01 PM   #2
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Does anyone plan on entering? If so just curious how many entries and what catagories you plan on entering.

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Old 06-26-2012, 07:54 PM   #3
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I just found out the other day and intend to get a bunch of members from our club here in Wilmington to enter. I haven't even begun to decide what to enter though.

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Old 07-08-2012, 01:24 PM   #4
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I'm strongly considering putting in a Kolsch i just finished, but i'm thinking it won't even place. Still, paying 10 bucks to be my beer professionally judged isn't that bad. Because I don't have a secondary fermenter, its somewhat cloudy; but the flavor and color seem right on.

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Old 07-13-2012, 06:38 AM   #5
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My RIS came out more like a Foreign Extra, so I'm going to enter it in that. As you say, matt, professionally judged is loads helpful. w000000000t for beer in the state fair!

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Old 08-15-2012, 10:24 AM   #6
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I'm planning on entering a Belgian saison.

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Old 08-16-2012, 01:09 AM   #7
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My husband & I are entering an Original Bitter, and a Lavender Wit. I'm honestly trying to game the categories that might have fewer entries... I love that the prize is eight bucks.

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:08 PM   #8
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Don't forget, next friday is last day for submitting your entries!

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http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/09/...oppy-brew.html. This was just posted this morning good luck to everyone can't wait until the booths are set up at the state fair.
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Oh man, here we go. I'm waiting on tenterhooks to see how my imperial stout did! I entered it as an imperial after all, because after carbonation the hops came out a little better, and it's well over the 8% upper limit of the Foreign Extra (10% ABV!). Best luck to you all!

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